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chartism

the monitoring of price movements of financial securities such as STOCKS and SHARES and FOREIGN CURRENCIES as a means of indicating appropriate buying and selling positions. See SHARE PRICE INDEX, STOCK MARKET, FOREIGN EXCHANGE MARKET.
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himself once more as a major voice in Chartism (in an admittedly
Working on The French Revolution (1837), on Chartism, Heroes and the later histories kept his focus firmly on the mechanism by which a society lives and changes, and the occasional bursts of violence and tumultuous upset inevitable at a time like the Victorian age.
Reinventing itself, its aims and methods, "Chartism did alter public discourse" (2) and did influence the subjects and styles of the Victorian novel.
Michael Sanders's 2009 The Poetry of Chartism: Politics, Aesthetics, History postulates a "structure of feeling" for Chartist, and by implication, much working-class poetry, in a sequence of negation, opposition, and transcendence, fitting for writing designed to move readers from a sense of defeat to action and hope.
Some of the weavers - and particularly their children - were forced to take work in the factories, and some of that culture and political radicalism went with them, exploding into Chartism not long afterwards.
The gross physical discrepancy and other counter evidence to his claim were met by a plausible list of truths that sustained the Claimant and his army of supporters through two of the longest trials in English legal history, provoking one of the largest and lengthiest popular agitations between the collapse of Chartism in 1848 and the rise of socialism in the 1880s.
Private Grigg, 21, was born in Chartism, Suffolk, and lived in Studbook, near Eye.
Mike Sanders, The Poetry of Chartism: Aesthetics, Politics, History, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2009.
For the first time, users can access over two million pages of newspapers from 49 national and regional UK titles such as the Daily News, English regional papers, for example the Manchester Times, home country newspapers from Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales, weekly titles such as Penny Illustrated Paper and Graphic and specialist titles such as Charter, which covered Victorian radicalism and Chartism.
He adds that during the period studied, Irish politics, in opposition to the demise of Chartism, was becoming more radical and the press in general was expanding, so there are questions about the short-lived nature of many of these newspapers.
It's a 'mesh' figure made of steel rings symbolising 'Strength in Unity' or Chartism.
The majority of clergy opposed Chartism, and the most influential radical ideology of the time, Owenite Socialism, was overtly anti-Christian.